Country Music Association Awards members have found musicians eligible to be seated at the nominations list this year. Those gaining their attention most are Brad Paisley and George Strait who earn 5 nods each.
Paisley and Strait are competing in 4 same categories: Single of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Paisley alone is up for Music Video of the Year through 'Online' while Strait is running for Musical Event of the Year sharing with Jimmy Buffett and Alan Jackson.
Further down the line, Kenny Chesney, Alison Krauss and Martina McBride receive 4 nominations while at three counts are John Rich, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. For full list of nominations log on to Cmaawards.com.
The 41st annual awards event is to be held November 7 at Nashville's Sommet Center. ABC Television Network will air it live at 8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT.